Photo of the Year 2013 - Theme Day Photo of the Year 2013 - Theme Day

        Favorite photo of the year     This black and white is my favorite for the action, interest, and detail.  A breezy but sunny day on ...

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Place des Vosges - Ma Bourgogne Place des Vosges - Ma Bourgogne

Ma Bourgogne       No matter the season or the weather, this bistrot in the heart of Place des Vosges attracts both the locals and the touri...

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Gérard Mulot - citron, citron vert, pistache! Gérard Mulot - citron, citron vert, pistache!

Gérard Mulot   Some of the best macarons in Paris are found here.      Although I make some very fine macarons, I have never been able to ma...

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Église Saint Germain des Prés Église Saint Germain des Prés

        Église Saint Germain des Prés     This 1,000 year old tower stands tall in the St Germain area.  The renovations inside and out are...

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Hugo et Victor Hugo et Victor

Hugo et Victor This round of mouth-watering tart slices will have you pressing your nose to the glass.  Well, you will unless they give you ...

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vive le goûter! - La Pâtisserie des Rêves vive le goûter! - La Pâtisserie des Rêves

vive le goûter! Ah, yes, this is definitely the season! There will be many "reformers" at my gym next week  who have made New Year...

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des chaussettes! des chaussettes!

Colorful tights This vibrantly colored window on Rue du Bac reminds me of some wild socks I received as a gift. Actually, I do not think tha...

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A child is born... A child is born...

Joyeux Noël Église Saint Roch 284, rue Saint Honoré 75001 Paris

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Bûche de Noël - chez moi Bûche de Noël - chez moi

Bûche de Noël "yule log" Adopting another French tradition,  we welcome Christmas with a bûche de Noël. Using a recipe inspired by...

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Un sapin violet - Rue de Sèvres Un sapin violet - Rue de Sèvres

un sapin violet With an emphasis on color,  the new shades of Pantone coffee mugs caught my eye.   The crocheted tea cozy is an updated vers...

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Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois - la crèche Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois - la crèche

Église Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois In the large space of the "crossing"  where the nave, choir, and transept intersect  is place...

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Printemps - des chaussures et des bonbons Printemps - des chaussures et des bonbons

Printemps Christmas windows Two of my favorite things: shoes and macarons Printemps 64, boulevard Haussmann 75009 Paris

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Réflexion - Avenue des Champs-Élysées Réflexion - Avenue des Champs-Élysées

Avenue des Champs-Élysées ...a delicious panoply of lights Christmas in shades of blue, white, and silver Ave des Champs-Élysées 75008, Pari...

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Cartier - la panthère Cartier - la panthère

Cartier This jeweler has an over-the-top display for the holidays.   The building is washed in red light  and one expects that the panthers ...

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Maître Fromager Affineur - Androuet Maître Fromager Affineur - Androuet

Androuet Since 1909, this fromagerie has been offering cheese,  selecting and maturing handcrafted/farm cheeses and raw milk cheeses;  chees...

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Lèche-vitrines - Paris à Noël Lèche-vitrines - Paris à Noël

Window shopping on Rue du Bac On a Saturday morning,  Rue du Bac turns into a promenade of the families who live nearby.   We saw many greet...

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Galeries Lafayette - le dôme en violet Galeries Lafayette - le dôme en violet

Galeries Lafayette The iconic art nouveau glass dome is illuminated in purple this year as it celebrates the beginning of its 101st annivers...

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Église Saint-Paul Saint-Louis - la porte rouge Église Saint-Paul Saint-Louis - la porte rouge

The red door The renovations at this nearly 400-year-old church  have made a remarkable difference in its presence on Rue Saint Antoine.   T...

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Sapins de Noël - Passage du Grand Cerf Sapins de Noël - Passage du Grand Cerf

Christmas trees in Paris Giggling on the first occasion of seeing  Christmas trees dressed like sausages,  I now find them totally charming....

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Canal Saint Martin - en automne Canal Saint Martin - en automne

Canal Saint Martin The patches of blue sky were trumped by  the electric shades of orange and yellow alongside the canal. bon weekend Check ...

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des coeurs sous une cloche des coeurs sous une cloche

Hearts under a cloche Just as this bell-shaped glass was designed  to protect English garden plants from frost,  this cloche may be protecti...

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Printemps - Christmas windows 2013 Printemps - Christmas windows 2013

Printemps The windows are dazzling  and the mirror reflections in this fashion window add to the look.   I chose to cut off the name of the ...

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Carrousel de la Tour Eiffel - le zèbre en colère Carrousel de la Tour Eiffel - le zèbre en colère

The angry zebra! This carousel which sits in the evening's golden glow  of la Tour Eiffel is one of my favorites. Many of the horses hav...

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Rue de la Paix - une fille française? Rue de la Paix - une fille française?

Rue de la Paix It was raining on the evening of Beaujolais Nouveau Day, but this chic French girl with her long black velvet coat  and red p...

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Crèche - Église Saint Louis en l'Île Crèche - Église Saint Louis en l'Île

Église Saint Louis en l'Île Nativity Scene As churches in Paris prepare for Christmas,  the congregations express creativity and indiv...

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un vélo bleu - 'forever' un vélo bleu - 'forever'

a bike I have wanted one "forever"  and hope that I will get a red one for Christmas... with a bell, bien sûr. Are you listening, ...

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Village Saint Paul - le Marais Village Saint Paul - le Marais

Quiet courtyard The last golden leaves of autumn cling tenuously to the branch  and they echo my feelings of departing Paris.   I know when ...

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Art urbain - Jérôme Mesnager et Julien Malland Art urbain - Jérôme Mesnager et Julien Malland

Urban art Jérôme Mesnager, born in 1961, is one of the first painters of the streets of Paris, and is known as the father of the l'Homme...

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vin, baguettes, fromages, saucisson sec.... vin, baguettes, fromages, saucisson sec....

A light dinner   If I had easy access to this simple fare at home,  it would be a regular evening meal. When it was cold and drizzling and w...

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Scouts Unitaires de France Scouts Unitaires de France

Scouts Unitaires de France These three girls agreed to a photo  and I told them that it is my pleasure  to buy the "Scout calendar"...

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Rue du Cardinal Lemoine - a courtyard for all seasons Rue du Cardinal Lemoine - a courtyard for all seasons

Courtyard Rue du Cardinal Lemoine Palms, wisteria, fatsia, evergreens, honeysuckle,  and the climbing vines that turn electric shades of yel...

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Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky - 'looking out' Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky - 'looking out'

Cathédral Saint Alexandre Nevsky Photos are not allowed in this beautiful gilt cathedral  so this view looking out at autumn leaves and nine...

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Avenue du Président Wilson - une fille française? Avenue du Président Wilson - une fille française?

Along Avenue du Président Wilson,  she walked with long strides in front of the gates of Palais Galliera.   She was dressed head to toe in s...

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La Tour Eiffel - la réflexion La Tour Eiffel - la réflexion

A familiar reflection... How could a puddle on Champ de Mars be a pleasing sight? When it reflects the golden lights of la Tour Eiffel. la T...

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Pont Notre Dame - l'automne Pont Notre Dame - l'automne

Pont Notre Dame The late afternoon sun drenched the trees  along the Quai de Gesvres giving them a golden orange glow.   If you look under t...

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Feuilles orange de l'automne Feuilles orange de l'automne

Orange autumn leaves The window shades on this quiet street in the 5ième  match perfectly the autumn leaves. Paris was dressed in her colorf...

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Des tours, des flèches, des clochers Des tours, des flèches, des clochers

Towers, steeples, spires... Can you name these famous Paris landmarks? Seen from rooftop level. Mystery location 75004, Paris

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